300-350 · Roman Empire

The Benefactor, Part 2

When anonymous provides Marcus’ oldest daughter with salvation from slavery, it becomes a personal quest to discover the identity of the benefactor.

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300-350 · Roman Empire

The Benefactor, Part 1

In the Roman Empire, a woman had to have a dowry, or a bride price, in order to marry. For that reason, fathers were careful to lay aside enough to provide for their daughters. When one didn’t, it could mean a lifetime of trouble for his daughters.